Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Topic 1: Amino Acids and Proteins

    • Amino Acids and Proteins Video Lesson

    • Amino Acid Abbreviations Review Sheet

    • Resources for more Review!

    • MCAT Review Text: Chemical Foundations of Life and Biological Macromolecules

    • Topic 1 Quiz: Single Letter Abbreviations Quiz

    • Topic 1 Quiz: Concepts

  • 3

    Topic 2: Nonenzymatic Proteins and Analytical Techniques

    • Nonenzymatic Proteins and Analytical Techniques Video Lesson

    • Topic 2 Quiz

    • Resources for more Review!

  • 4

    Topic 3: Enzymes

    • Enzymes Video Lesson

    • Topic 3 Quiz: Enzyme Classifications and General Concepts

    • Topic 3 Quiz: Interpreting Enzyme Kinetics

    • Resources for more Review!

  • 5

    Topic 4: Carbohydrates

    • Carbohydrates Video Lesson (11 min)

    • Resources for more Review!

    • Topic 4 Quiz: Carbohydrates (covers material from Topic 9 in Organic for the MCAT as well)

    • MCAT Review Text: Chemical Foundations of Life and Biological Macromolecules

  • 6

    Topic 5: Structural Aspects of DNA/RNA

    • Structural Aspects of DNA/RNA Video Lesson

    • Topic 6 Quiz: Structural Aspects of Nucleic Acids

    • Resources for more Review!

  • 7

    Topic 6: Biotechnology

    • Biotechnology Video Lesson

    • Topic 6 Quiz: Biotechnology

    • Resources for more Review!

  • 8

    Topic 7: Lipids and Membranes

    • Lipids and Membranes Video Lesson

    • MCAT Review Text: Chemical Foundations of Life and Biological Macromolecules

    • MCAT Review Text: Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes

    • Resources for more Review!

    • Topic 7 Quiz: Lipids and Membranes (includes material from the Organci for the MCAT course)

  • 9

    Topic 8: Introduction to Bioenergetics

    • Introduction to Bioenergetics Video Lesson

    • Topic 8 Quiz: Introduction to Bioenergetics

  • 10

    Topic 9: Introduction to Carbohydrate Metabolism

    • Intro Carbohydrate Metabolism Video Lesson 1: Glycolysis

    • Intro Carbohydrate Metabolism Video Lesson 2: Citric Acid Cycle

    • Intro Carbohydrate Metabolism Video Lesson 3: Oxidative Phosphorylation and the Electron Transport Chain

    • MCAT Review Text: Metabolism and Cellular Respiration (useful for Topics 9 and 10)

    • Resources for more Review!

    • Topic 9 Quiz: Matabolism I

  • 11

    Topic 10: Carbohydrate Metabolism II

    • Carbohydrate Metabolism II Video Lesson

    • Resources for more Review!

    • MCAT Review Text: Metabolism and Cellular Respiration (useful for Topics 9 and 10)

    • Topic 10 Quiz: Carbohydrate Metabolism II

  • 12

    Four MCAT-Length Exams - Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry

    • Instructions for Comprehensive Exams

    • Exam 1: Biochemistry-Focused Questions

    • Exam 2: Biochemistry-Focused Questions

    • Exam 3: Biochemistry and Organic Questions

    • Exam 4: Biochemistry and Organic Questions